Robotics Camp

This camp has been canceled for 2020.

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Come to campus ready to learn the basic principles of robotics at this hands-on camp, which includes electronics, sensors, motor and servo control, programming and control techniques as well as robotics applications in today’s society. Using the LEGO® Mindstorms™ Robotics Invention System, teams of participants will have the opportunity to invent, design, build, and program robots while learning the basic structure of computer programming. By integrating motors and sensors with the NXT microcomputer, students will program their robots to respond to their environment, react to light, avoid obstacles and accomplish amazing things.

Robotics campers learn how to model and create robots.
  • Registration Details
  • Camp Activities
  • Transportation Policy
  • Campus Cancellation Policy

Registration Details

Date: Rescheduled to August 4-6, 2020

Eligibility: Rising 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th graders in fall 2020. We must adhere strictly to these age limits.

Capacity: Space is limited to 54 students.

Residence Registration Fee

  • Resident Registration Fee: $450 (includes housing, all meals, activities, and a camp T-shirt)
  • Commuter Registration Fee: $400 (includes lunches, dinners, activities, and a camp T-shirt)

Registration Cancellation Policy

Persons wishing to cancel their registration must do so one week (7 full days) prior to the first day of their chosen program. No refunds will be made after this date.

Camp Activities

This hands-on program provides students with the opportunity for exploration and practical application of math, science, programming, and engineering concepts, while working in small, collaborative teams with a teacher who will guide their exploration and discovery. No robotics experience is required to participate. All materials will be furnished.

Transportation Policy

Participants must provide their own transportation to and from Missouri S&T. USA Express provides shuttle service from Lambert-St. Louis International Airport to campus. The shuttle service schedule is available online, or you can call toll free at 1-800-872-9399.

Campus Cancellation Policy

Missouri S&T reserves the right to cancel any program in the event of insufficient registrations, severe weather or natural disaster. In the event of cancellation, registrants will be notified immediately via email and phone, and all fees will be returned in full. 

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